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a pastor shot in a rally outside of the white house. he was arrested by the secret service. how was a wanted man able to get on a plane and fly to washington? raining debris. twisters rip across texas. >> whoa! whoa! >> tornado. >> yeah. >> yes, that's a tornado. >> major flooding forcing evacuations in louisiana. 18 million people facing the threat of more severe weather today. and the man behind the mania. george martin, known as the fifth beatle, the legendary producer who signed the fab four and guided them into music history has died. paul mccartney says the world has lost a truly great man today, wednesday, march 9th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer
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studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. wednesday morning. i know you weren't even born, but boy, george martin, what a legendary figure in music. responsible for a lot of the beatles. >> they don't call everyone the fifth beatle. >> no question about it. we'll have a tribute to sir george in a little while. this morning, once again, the presidential race is our top story. let's get right to the results. the republicans, donald trump took the biggest prizes of yesterday. michigan, mississippi and he added hawaii to his list of victories overnight. while ted cruz won by a large points. break down. trump leading with 456. cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, who had three three-place finishes and won four yesterday has 153.
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surprising upset against clinton in michigan, but she scored a decisive victory in mississippi by more than 65 points. that pushed clinton over the halfway mark in the race for delegates needed to lock up that nomination. >> we have complete coverage this morning. we'll talk to donald trump live in a moment. let us begin with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. another strong showing overnight for donald trump. he's padded his delegate lead, reclaimed momentum in the race and now has shown his ability to clinch the republican nomination will hinge heavily on how well he can do in next week's super tuesday, when it's winner take off. tonight, donald trump. i will tell you. >> reporter: donald trump celebrating another step toward the republican nomination with what, at times, felt more like a late night infomercial. >> the magazine is great, take one.
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one, we'll charge you about, what, $50 -- no, i won't. >> reporter: the billionaire who polarized his party is now calling for unity. >> what i say to the republicans is embrace it. we will win the election easily. >> reporter: trump dismissing his sparring partner, marco rubio, whose campaign suffered a dismal night. >> hostility works for some people. doesn't work for everybody. >> reporter: a slinging defeat for the well-funded, anti-trump movement, but its ad airing in florida targets trump for using vulgar language. >> i know words. i have the best words. listen, [ bleep ]. he gets the nomination, they'll sue his [ bleep ]. he's a [ bleep ]. we'll beat the [ bleep ]. >> he's not presidential. are you embarrassed by that? >> it's better than any ad i've taken by myself. more presidential than anybody, other than the great abe lincoln. he was very presidential, right?
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his delegate lead over ted cruz. >> if you want to defeat donald trump, our campaign is the only one who can do it. >> reporter: marco rubio's last resort is his home state. >> i believe with all my heart the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican party. >> reporter: despite tallying zero wins through 23 states, john kasich, battling for second in michigan, delivered what victory speech. of ohio. >> the big prizes on super tuesday, florida and ohio, and here's what the new numbers show. first, donald trump with a wide double digit lead over rubio in florida, the senator from the state. cruz in third. in ohio, the race is competitive. trump holding on to the lead at 41%. john kasich at 35%. cruz way behind. i spoke to one of the heads of the anti-trump movement and they
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of the states that voted yesterday. they're setting their sights on super tuesday. >> peter, thank you very much. donald trump is on the phone with us now live. mr. trump, good morning. >> good morning. >> let me completely reverse my line of questioning from yesterday. i said, is it possible the weight of the attacks coming at you from other republicans have slowed your momentum. you won three of the four contests yesterday. is it possible the weight of the attacks is actually helping you? >> i think so. got. in mississippi, i love the people of mississippi and happened. the numbers were astronomical. i'm surprised at it, matt. i'll be honest, i've never seen ads. i mean, they came at me. i heard what you said about, somebody said, what are you going to start now? last week, they spent $30 million on negative ads. >> the more they call you a con man and a fraud, the more your
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>> that's one of the reasons i did what i did last night. i brought out a magazine which i have. mitt romney got up last week and talked about the stakes. well, we have a great stake division. we have a great magazine. we have a great -- all of the things he talked about, you know, i have. he went through a list of things. i don't want to even do that, but what he said was a lie. it was fraudulent, and he shouldn't have done that. i understand where he's coming from. he had a very horrible loss, and he hasn't recovered from it. >> you're making me hungry. >> i know. matt, the truth is, you had a loss and he hasn't recovered. we have to recover as a party. this tremendous positive energy in the party. we're setting records going to the polls. 65% up. millions of millions of people, some people have never voted before, and they're voting for trump. they're voting in the party. >> that's a good way to get to the next question.
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been saying, i'm a unifier. i can unify the party. yet, you do have this big segment of the party, orthodox conservative, traditional republicans, who are terrified at the prospect of your candidacy. to the extent it is on you to do so, how can you unify? how can you get them over to your side? >> okay, savannah, we have something going on that's the biggest political story all over the world, and it's what's happening with the republican party. you see it better than anybody. where millions of people are coming out and voting in the primaries, millions more than four years ago. 65% more. whereas, the democrats are down 30% and 35%. no spirit behind hillary and there never will be. there's nothing to be spirited about. what happens is we have something that if we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in november. instead of all of this negative
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last week, where adam scott won, and i turn on the television and every time there is a commercial, it was a negative ad in florida about me. a horrible and false ad. these are false ads. these are disgusting, false ads that were written by people that are absolutely haters. if this party came together, matt, nobody could beat it. that's one of the things i respect. paul ryan called me, such a smart call, such a wonderful call. >> mr. trump, as always, thanks for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you very much, matt. >> wif thee have the wines, steaks in there, magazines. >> a lot of things. >> branding has been accomplished. as we mentioned, the upset of the night weptnt to sanders stunning hillary clinton in michigan. will it reshape the democratic race and the delegate race? kristen welker has more on that. morning. >> good morning to you. secretary clinton wakes up with more delegates this morning, but it is senator sanders who has
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upset in michigan. now, the win is significant because it shows he can be competitive in these larger, more diverse states. a lot of folks asking this morning exactly what happened. there are indications this morning that clinton's ground game in michigan may have been lacking. sanders' message resonated. he hammered clinton for supporting nafta, unpopular in michigan and throughout the midwest. even sanders seemed surprised by the win, speaking to reporters in a hastily arranged press gathering after the results came? >> what we have done is created the kind of moementum that we need to win. once again, this has been a fantastic night in michigan. we are very grateful. >> we're getting new poll numbers out this morning. let's take a look at florida. secretary clinton firmly in the lead. she topped senator sanders, 62% to 32%.
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but michigan underscores that this democratic race just got a whole lot more competitive everywhere. >> kristen, thank you so much. let's bring in chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press," and steve kornacki. fellas, good morning to you. >> morning. >> let's start with the democrats. the michigan victory for sanders, did it seem a surprise? well, maybe most to sanders and his team. what does it mean for momentum and the delegate mass? >> the delegate mass, it didn't do anything. hillary clinton got more delegates because of her dominance in mississippi. he actually lost ground. but it does mean something in momentum. i think it's a reminder to hillary clinton, she has work to do to gain trust of sort of the spectacle part of the democratic party when it comes to trade deals, this or that. the bitter sheetter she learns this now, the better she'll potentially be
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after her on the same issues. sanders won in michigan, he can win in ohio. there are northern tier states he can do well in. let's switch to the republicans. donald trump had a big night. marco rubio had a bad day with a couple of third and fourth place finishes. if florida wasn't on the calendar next tuesday, is there any way he could stay in the race? >> the performance was so bad for rubio. maybe under normal circumstances, a candidate in that situation might think about, do i even want to contest my home state? this is the problem for rubio and why it was a big win for trump last night. early voting is already underway in florida. tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of votes already in the books in florida. if marco rubio were to say, i'm going to get out of the race, let the party unite around ted cruz, even if it united from this point forward around cruz, wouldn't be enough to stop trump in florida.
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you get 99 delegates if you win. donald trump is in a good spot right now. >> how is the effort, the anti-trump effort to take away florida, take away ohio, how is that looking this morning? >> he has a better shot at ohio than florida. john kasich is a sitting governor. you get the sense that florida republicans aren't comfortable rallying around rubio. but the ohio republicans are comfortable to rally around kasich, but it's still not looking good. kasich finished third, not second in michigan. no extra bump. of course, what we described with rubio. neither kasich nor rubio got momentum out of last night going into their home states. it's trump with the momentum. >> do we look at polling differently going forward, since there seemed to be bumps in the road? >> we are under sampling, i
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doing it, under sampling the trump -- >> i agree. >> i'll give a pass in michigan. first democratic state in 24 years. >> he said he's pulling in non-traditional voters. >> we're not correctly polling the trump pollsters. the weekend shooting of an idaho pastor the day after he led a prayer at a ted cruz rally. the suspect taken into custody more than 2,000 miles away from the shooting at the white house. pete williams has the latest. >> the secret service says this man was arrested after throwing non-hazardous materials over the white house fence. then officers discovered he was wanted in idaho. police say the man has written that the president needed to do more to resist space aliens. >> reporter: the secret service says kyle andrew odom was seen outside the white house tuesday night throwing documents and a computer flashdrive over the fence.
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was active hours later. the 30-year-old was immediately taken into custody, putting an end to a three-day man hunt. >> i think everyone can breathe a sigh of relief that this part of the case has come to a conclusion conclusion. >> reporter: the case started in idaho where a man shot a pastor on sunday, just a day earlier, pastor tim has delivered the opening prayer for ted cruz at a campaign rally. >> you get all the glory, all the honor and all the praise for it, lord. >> reporter: remmington was walking out of his church to his car when he was shot six times, critically wounded. odom was identified as the suspect after video from the church parking lot showed a silver 2004 honda accord linked to the former marine. they believe odom flew from boise, idaho, to washington, but they're baffled at how he
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the pastor was not the only target. odom, who had a history of mental problems, revealed his plan in a letter sent to his parents and news media. >> there is a number of people that were listed in the manifesto. there is a number of u.s. senators and house of representatives people, israeli government officials. it was extensive and disturbing to us. >> authorities in idaho say the pastor who was shot in the head and back is recovering, awake and talking. for the man who was arrested, members of his family say they're grateful he was safely apprehended and nobody else was hurt. >> pete williams for us on this story, thank you. this morning, we're learning more about the american who was killed in a stabbing rampage in israel. joe bide anneedde arrives there for key talks with leaders. kelly cobiella is following this for us. good morning. >> good morning. west point grad with a brilliant future.
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described taylor this morn ging. the texas native and veteran of iraq and afghanistan was visiting israel, out for a walk by the sea, when he was stabbed. >> reporter: a blood bath on the seafront. tourists were out, commuters on their way home when the attack started. ten wounded, the sidewalk stained red. the man with a knife was caught on cell phone video running down the seaside street, trying to stab drivers stuck in traffic. it took 20 minutes to stop him. witnesses tried to help. >> there was a man on the floor, received stab wounds here and on his back. i took off my jacket and i put it on his eye. >> reporter: american taylor force died at the hospital. the 29-year-old veteran of iraq and afghanistan was studying business at vanderbilt. in tel-aviv on a school trip to share his insights and knowledge with start-ups in israel, the university said.
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hopeful life, who exemplified the spirit of learning and service. the stabbing spree was one of three attacks by palestinians across israel over an hour and a half on tuesday. the worst day of violence in weeks. vice president joe biden meeting with benjamin netanyahu today was a mile from the stabbing where force was killed. >> my wife and my two grandchildren and granddaughter were having dinner on the beach, not very far from where that happened. it can happen anywhere at any time. >> the vice president also saying this morning that the u.s. stands firmly behind israel's right to defend itself, along with passing his condolences to the victims' families. this morning, israeli media is reporting that taylor force's wife was also stabbed and is in critical condition. nbc news hasn't been able to independently confirm that. matt and savannah? >> awful story.
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breaking news out of seattle overnight. nine firefighters taken to the hospital after a massive explosion leveled several buildings. the firefighters were at the scene, responding to reports of a gas leak. some residents several miles away say the sound of the blast woke them up. the firefighters are listed in satisfactory condition with injuries ranging from burns to abrasions. investigation now underway into that explosion. thousands of people are expected in simi valley, california, to pay their respects to nancy reagan. she'll lie in repose at the ronald reagan presidential library today and tomorrow. she died sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. mrs. reagan's funeral will be held on friday, and she will be buried at the library next to her husband. we turn to al. you are watching storms in the south. >> we have wild weather going on right now. look what we saw yesterday. this is just outside of ft.
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you can see, transformers exploding there, as a tornado moves through. i mean, really amazing stuff. as this pushes through, we're starting to see torrential down downpour downpours. you can see the damage. as this moved to the east, we go to louisiana, outside of shreveport. this is video in this morning from overnight flooding. it's going to continue today. look at the radar right now. it is lighting up from san antonio, dallas, little rock and parts of northern louisiana. 22 million people under some sort of flooding risk. 2 million people under a flood warning. for texas on into northern louisiana. we watch this rain pushing in. severe storms, possibility of tornadoes continuing. more flooding as we move into today and tomorrow. the rain moves to the northeast. look at the rainfall amounts. some places could pick up another 16 inches of rain from central louisiana on into arkansas.
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sunny. a chance of showers. highs in the lower 70s. chance of rain 3 >> that's your latest weather. we were talking about record-setting temperatures coming up in a bit. let us now get ready for a break. coming up, will voters who aren't supporting donald trump now vote for him in november if he is the nominee? interesting things we're learning from our exit polls. the mastermind behind the music. we'll celebrate the life of the so-called fifth beatle, george martin. he died overnight and is being remembered by paul mccar theeccarney,
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7:30 now on this wednesday morning. march 9th, 2016. they're playing our song. coldplay. big crowd on the plaza. you ain't seen nothing yet. on monday, coldplay will be here. stage. cannot wait. >> it's the coldplay crowd, if they mingle with your spring here early. let's look at the stories making headlines. secret service agents arrested a man overnight for allegedly throwing objects over the fence at the white house. that man turned out to be the
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in ohio. the victim of the shooting is in stable condition. donald trump increased his lead in the presidential race, winning michigan, mississippi and hawaii. cruz captured hid low edd idaho. >> bernie sanders pulled the upset in michigan, edging out hillary clinton in a state she's been a heavy favorite. >> the political revolution we're talking about is strong in every part of the country. frankly, we believe that our happen. >> michigan was the good news for sanders. clinton easily won mississippi. the only other democratic contest and actually increased count. politic it is the big story. for more on last night's results and the impact on the races moving forward, let's go back to peter alexander. good morning. >> good morning to you.
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numbers for you briefly. specifically in michigan. let's begin on the republican side. the key groups that supported donald trump. he dominated among voters who say they were looking for a candidate who tells it like it is. 2/3 of voters supporting trump. he was strong among those looking for someone outside of the political establishment. winning with working class voters and the voters who were looking for a change candidate, as well. there are still big divisions within the party right now. it's revealed by the numbers here. when asked if they would be satisfied with donald trump as the party nominee, only 28% of ted cruz supporters said yes. the majority said no. for kasich, the number was smaller. barely 1 in 5 kasich voters, liberal or mad ratrepublicans saying they'd be satisfied with trump as the nominee. switching to the democrats. the upset of hillary clinton
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the top quality sanders supporters were looking for in a candidate was honestly. he out performed among independent, among voters under the age of 45, the young voters that are critical for democrats, and also among whites. that's the back drop as we head into super tuesday less than a week from now. >> peter alexander, in the next battleground of florida, thank you. let's turn to the sad news we talked about at the beginning of the show. george martin, legendary producer producer, known as the fifth beatle, as died. carson joins us with a look at his remarkable life and career. >> martin signed the beatles, taking a shot on the four lads would. he helped create the sound of the beatles. >> reporter: he was known as the fifth beatle, record-producer the band. after hearing their demo tape in 1962, sir george guided them through their skyrocketing ride to fame.
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straight laced, classically grained english gentleman arranged some of the most ground-breaking music of the generation. he put his face in john lennon and paul mccartney as songwriters, adding his spin on records. he suggested to speed up the tempo on "please please me," their first number one hit. the rest, of course, is music history. from sergeant peppers lonely hearts band to "abbey road,". come together right now >> reporter: garnering six grammys and an oscar nod for "hard day's night." tributes have been flooding social media all morning. ringo starr broke the news on twitter, saying sir george will be missed. paul mcpartkccartney was a true
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his legacy in the music business went beyond the beatles and was lives. live and let die >> reporter: from james bond to elton john, martin was one of the minds behind this moving tribute to the late princess diana. in more modern times, re-imagined beatles with cirque du soleil. >> you don't get it better than this. >> reporter: the legacy he leaves behind means we never really have to say good-bye. don't know why you say good-bye, say hello >> guys, i mean, you go back and listen to "yesterday," the string quartet in the song. mccartney didn't want it but that's the impact from sir george. he took the pop sound that the beatles had and transformed it into the complex, psychedelic sound of "sergeant pepper."
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major loss today. >> carson, thank you for that. >> perfect person to help us appreciate him. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> ready for warm weather? >> yeah. >> say amen! >> amen. >> hallelujah. >> hallelujah! >> we're going to start passing the plate. highs, 20 to 35 degrees above average in the northeast. record highs in hartford, boston, portland, islip, also outs into new york city, albany. we're expecting to break the records today or come close. as we move on into the appalachians, also the mid-atlantic states, temperatures will come close to setting records. rest of the country, we have more wet weather in the pacific northwest. along this front, showers and thunderstorms. the heavier thunderstorms and possibility of tornadoes, east texas and much of louisiana. high surf advisories along the southern coast of california. that's what'sfog this
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ise mostly sunny. highs in the upper 70s. .thursday...patch y fog in the morning. partly sunny. highs in the upper 70s. .friday...mostly cloudy. highs in the upper 70s. .saturday...mostl y cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 70s. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. highs in the lower 70s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...partly sunny. a chance of showers. highs in the lower 70s. chance of rain 30 percent. .tuesday...mostly sunny. highs in the mid 70s. matt? >> al, thank you. do you ever walk in a room and forget why you entered it in the first place? >> every day. >> on trending, the reason revealed. something to watch for the next time you shop. >> good morning, i'm jeff rossen. you come to the clothing store and try something on. if you look good in the mirror, you probably buy it. now there's a company selling a special skinny mirror designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds thinner.
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something on and you think it looks great. when you get home and put it on in front of your own mirror, it doesn't quite look the same. it turns out there is a company that makes a special skinny mirror, telling us they're even selling the mirror to clothing stores. it is designed to make you look thinner. is that fair, or just the way to get you to buy more? this morning, see for yourself. >> taller. >> slimmer. >> reporter: what these women don't know, they're looking at themselves in the skinny mirror. designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds thinner. >> really? >> reporter: on its website, the company saying the mirror works on the psyche over time, giving users instant gratification of a slimmer you. the company says they're selling the mirror to customers, now even clothing stores. boasting it'll boost retail sales by 18%. >> retailers will use skinny mirrors to deceive consumers into looking a certain way when
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and the better they look, the more likely they are to buy something. >> reporter: so we put it to the test. setting up our cameras and a skinny mirror in new york. asking women to simply pick something out and try it on. >> tell me how you look in this mirror. >> i look all right. i don't think the dress fits me. >> look over here in this mirror. this is a skinny mirror. it's designed to make you look 5 to 10 pounds thinner. >> i would say that's true, yes. >> would you maybe buy the dress, based on how you look in this? >> probably. >> reporter: in fact, several women noticing the difference. >> longer and slimmer, for sure. >> what do you make of this practice? >> it's deceiving. the clothes look better in the store than they do in real life. when i get home, it doesn't look the same. >> this is where we do all the packing and shipping. >> reporter: we went straight to the owner of the skinny mirror company. >> it's not about making people look good, it's about making them feel good.
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store? i may buy something that looks maybe not at home. >> okay. >> take a break? >> yes. >> reporter: less than two minutes into the interview, her husband interrupts. he helps make the mirrors. >> can i take a minute? >> you have to. you have no choice. >> reporter: after they talk in answer. >> every single mirror is different. so if it's not a skinny mirror, even when you go into a dressing room, if the mirrors are not mounted properly, every single mirror in each dressing room is going to be different. >> but yours is taking weight off of me. >> well, it's taking weight off of a normal mirror. a normal mirror actually makes you look 5 to 10 pounds heavier than you do in real life. >> reporter: physics experts tell nbc news it's not true. flat mirrors shouldn't add weight at all.
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her husband interrupts again. >> stand up for yourself, not answer his questions. stand up for yourself. remember, you can tell him to get the [ bleep ] out of here, and he can have no story. >> reporter: they don't kick me out, instead saying this isn't misleading. it's just clever marketing. >> isn't that what commercialism does? buy your make ups andup and you'll be more beautiful? buy these clothes and you'll be more fancy? >> reporter: a lot of people say it's deception. >> i would love a mirror that makes me look thinner at home. >> what about the store? >> no. the customer doesn't know what they truly look like. >> i'm sorry. just checking myself out here in by the way -- thank you very much, guys. the company says they put a logo on every mirror so you know it is a skinny mirror. we brought one to the studio to take a look. can you see the logo anywhere? >> where? >> i'll show you. all the way down here on the bottom right. so small --
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>> i can cover it with the edge of my pinky. >> says skinny? >> skinny. it says the word "skinny" with their logo. the company says they originally designed this to sell to customers. they do sell to customers. retailers started calling to use in dressing rooms so they started fulfilling the orders. >> how can i get several of these mirrors at my home? >> we have one in our office and stand in front of it all day. >> a lot of women said they'd want this in their home. do you want it in a store? >> no way. the minute you see a picture of yourself and what you really like -- >> you delete the picture. >> reality denied. >> jeff, thanks. coming up, pop start. >> mean girls the musical? what tina fey is saying about those chances and the original i use what's already inside me to reach my goals.
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it's 8:00 on "today". coming up, carbs and cancer. new research linking foods many of us love, including bagels, pretzels, even potatoes, to an elevated risk of lung cancer. what you can do to reduce that risk. give it to me, i'm worth it add an hour to your day. >> what's the thing that distracts you the most? >> this. >> smartphone. everyone gets distracted by the smartphone. >> how to avoid playing catchup at the office and at home. two of hollywood's biggest personalities will join us live. john goodman on his new
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>> this is my private space. off limits unless you have express permission. i say, don't you know >> new role for the man behind comedies most out ragious characters. sacha baron cohen, or nobby butcher. today, march 9th, 2016. guy like me gets a girl like you >> happy spring break 2016. >> we're on the "today" show. >> good morning, austin, texas. >> feeling 22. >> trip to new york city from omaha, nebraska. >> love you, wrangler!
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bend morn g wednesday morning. it's the 9th day of march, 2016. huge crowd. as our spring break is rolling along. happy to have them here. by the way, we just mentioned that we've got a very up and coming actor on the show today. >> yes. >> guy named nobby butcher. i saw nobby's movie yesterday. >> oh, my gosh. >> should we have a 30-second delay or 60-second delay on the interview? >> showing no clips on the show today? >> no. >> "the brother's grimsby." >> it is. that's all i'm saying. >> from the men who brought you "boar rat "borat." >> enough said. we'll tempt your sweet tooth with a no bake cookie dough chocolate chip cheesecake. >> i'll need to skinny mirror
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>> let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is inside. >> good morning, everyone. bernie sanders pulls off an upset and donald trump defies his critics. hallie jackson joins us with overnight primary results from key states and a look ahead to the next round of voting. hallie, good morning. >> hey, tamron. good morning to you. this morning, the candidates are already looking ahead to the next super tuesday in less than a week, after democrats saw drama on election night and donald trump put on a victory show after wins in three states. >> reporter: for donald trump, an election night well done, except for the steaks he showed off and the wine at his news conference. >> there's only one person that did well tonight, donald trump. >> reporter: the front runner proving his political strength with wins in mississippi and michigan, even in the face of the stop trump movement. >> there has never been more money spent on hitting somebody than was spent on me. >> reporter: this morning, trump
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general election, with matt and savannah. >> we have something that if we could embrace it, we're going to have a massive victory in november. we're going to have a massive victory. >> reporter: ted cruz winning idaho and picking up delegates everywhere, adding to his argument, it's becoming a two-man race. as he looks ahead to florida. >> realistically, polls show you behind in florida. >> it's interesting, you said that before each of the other states we won. we're competing to win each and every state. >> reporter: for marco rubio, a serious struggle. no delegates at all in some states with less than a week left to show he hasn't collapsed. >> i believe with all my heart that the winner of the florida primary next tuesday will be the nominee of the republican party. >> reporter: john kasich looking ahead to ohio, looking past rubio all together. >> the three of us competing for the delegates that remain, we those. >> reporter: democrats,
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michigan, where an upset win by fight another day. >> what we have done is created the kind of momentum that we need to win. once again, this has been a fantastic night in michigan. >> reporter: hillary clinton carrying mississippi, not able to put the race away. >> i will work my heart out for you. >> in just six days, you've got contests in states like here in north carolina but, more importantly, in florida and in ohio, tamron. if donald trump can win those, he looks like a near lock on the republican nomination. >> hallie jackson, thank you very much. a warning from iran from vice president joe biden, who is in the middle east. biden said the u.s. will take action if iran violates the nuclear deal it agreed to last year. israel was against the deal. biden's warning came shortly after iran announced it test
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with the phrase, israel must be wiped out, written on them in hebrew. now to wild video out of cutter. you can see in it a tiger in bumper to bumper traffic, running between cars. the tiger is in the bubble. the animal has a broken chain attached to his collar and appeared to be someone's pet. it is illegal to own exotic animals, such as tigers and lions, but apparently not uncommon. a man is shown pulling the tiger recapturing it. >> what is he doing? >> looks like a cub, which i guess is the only upside of this. no, that's not a cub. >> i think it actually is a cub but, still, you don't get out of the car. >> no, you do not. >> where do you pull a tiger out? >> here, kitty, kitty. >> tamron, thank you. let's turn to surprising research now that's getting a lot of attention. erica hill is here with more on that. good morning.
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we hear about lung cancer. the majority of lung cancers are linked to smoking but we find connections between carbs we enjoy and an elevated risk of the disease. >> reporter: we know too many carbohydrates can be dangerous for your waistline. now, researchers say they may cause an increased risk of lung cancer. even if you've never been a smoker. the study conducted by the university of texas md anderson cancer center compared roughly 2,000 patients with lung cancer to 2,500 without. researchers found non-smokers whose diets had a high glios glrks ycemic index had two times the chance of getting lung cancer than those with a low one. >> the sugar in whatever food you're eating rushes into your bloodstream. it's not combined with fiber
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>> reporter: white bread,pretzels, popcorn and white potatoes. sugar. >> you don't just worry about cigarettes anymore. focus on how much sugar flows into your bloodstream from the foods you're eating. easy to reverse. >> reporter: with 150,000 people in the u.s. expected to die from lung cancer this year, it's the leading cause after cancer deaths and the second most common in women and men. >> i think it's an easy step to do right now. every morning, instead of two lumps of sugar in your coffee or tea, swap out one for cinnamon. >> reporter: in addition to exercise and healthy habits, opt for foods with a smaller glycemic index. >> sugar wasn't supposed to be a meal. it was a spice, like pepper. that's the amount you should be getting in your diet. >> that puts things in perspective. it's more of a spice. fruits and vegetables are great
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dairy, red meat and saturated fat and now white carbs. >> more of an issue. >> science gives us the same lesson over and over again. let's send it over to matt for more. >> i'm here with dr. natalie azar. doctor, good to see you. before we talk about the results, tell me about the research itself. >> matt, i think it's important to remember that this was a study called a case controlled study. this is in contrast to the gold standard, prospekctively designed studies. the case-controlled study only demonstrates an association between two things, not a cause and effect. >> does this mean i don't have to give up my pretzels and bagels? is. >> no, i think it means although the association is not a cause and effect, it's still a strong, compelling finding. as savannah pointed out, it's not necessarily new or scientific that bad carbs would be bad for you. >> it reinforces this.
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will say, wait a minute, even if i wasn't a smoker or am not a smoker, i have this diet with a high glycemic index, i'm at greater risk. >> right. here is where a little bit of the science background is useful. the glycemic index is how quickly your blood sugar rises when you eat a food. when you have too much sugar in the blood, elevated glucose level, you get an elevated insulin level. it raises all these other factors that can promote cell proliferation and that can be a cause or that's how cancers can grow. >> what percentage of our diet should be the refined carbohydrates? >> if you go back to the dietary guidelines, no more than 10%. but we know that refined sugars can increase the risk, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the things you want to avoid.
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fructose in drinks, as well as all processed foods. the easiest way to think about it is what would your great, great, great grandparents called food? the packaged and things? no, rather a whole corn than cornflakes. >> doctor, thank you very much. up next, ever ask your waiter or the bartender to charge your iphone? why it could lead to a lot of embarrassment. we'll explain. later on, nba superstar steph curry making a splash off the court. why these kids dumped cold water on the league's mvp. one of the most talent and had versatile men in hollywood. john goodman will join us. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer
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you walk back into the other room and come back? >> sometimes. >> true, it resets your mind. >> the more you think about it, the harder to remember why. >> you dial a phone and it's ringing and you can't remember who you're calling. >> i hate that. here's another article that caught our eye. this one coming from the "washington post," all about the customers who go to a bar or restaurant and say to the staff, the waiter or bartender, do you mind if you charge my phone? >> i've done it. >> you do that? >> i have. >> more restaurants are accommodating it by installing outlets near tables, but there are some people, like bartenders who say, this is really distracting them from their jobs because, first, you're asking, then, can i have my phone? can i check it? on your phone, do you have the bars or do you have the actual percentage? >> percentage. >> i have the bar. >> what percentage starts to make you nervous? >> 20%.
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>> sometimes it'll dip from 40% to 12% super fast. >> you go from a decent number and then it's gone. >> i get nervous at 25%. i don't like it. >> low battery charge. >> you had a catch phrase about it. >> abc, always be charging. >> you had a brick charger? >> he walks from room to room plugging the phone? >> he has a satellite on his head, always charging. basketball star steph curry, after a big game, you douse teammates in ice cold water. students in oakland each grabbed a cup and did the same thing. he was a really good sport about it. >> so cute. now to tina fey, setting the record straight on the "mean girls" musical. the "voice" contestant who sparked a war between christina
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>> we'll start with tina fey and the rumors that have been floating around. tina is confirming she is working on a musical version of "mean girls," which co-starred lindsay lohan. tina was asked a speed round of questions. >> would you be resurprisepriseing your role? >> no, a professional broadway person. >> does it follow the movie exactly, the plot? >> we haven't finished it yet, but it's close. yes, pretty close. >> what is the style of music, classic broadway or bring it on the musical? >> classic broadway. >> wow. >> yeah. >> when would you guesstimate it would premiere? >> 2027. whenever "hamilton" closes. >> you're going to go in that theater? >> we'll wait it out. >> tina, little nervous about competing with "hamilton." she also said she wouldn't reach
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the "voice," christina and blake clashing over 24-year-old joe may from baltimore. he won them over. blake bragged about how many victories he has on the show. christina tried something different. >> that is one of my favorite sing. i would love to sing that with you. i love you, oh, yes, i love you i put a spell on you you put a spell on me >> i pick christina. >> you have to pick christina at the end of that, right? >> wait a minute. was that truly spontaneous? >> it was. the moments are never planned. they don't happen often. >> she didn't know what song
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>> al, thanks very much. something we're launching this morning, called add an hour today. >> between work, family and friends, there's not enough time in the day to do it all. we set out to find experts in productivity and unlocked their secrets. >> reporter: this woman founded her company out of necessity. when her son was born, she couldn't find a mobile she liked for his room. she began making and selling her ago. her business is booming and works out of her home studio. >> the work-life balance is elusive when you're balancing a work and your family. your business is your neediest child. >> we brought in the author of "smafrt er" "smarter, faster, better." he has tips to streamline the way we work. tip one, the to do list.
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list, write out your biggest goals at the top of your page so you're always reminded of your most important aspiration. underneath, write out your smart goals. >> reporter: charles had her write out her to do list for the day. >> your instinct is going to be to do the easiest things first and you won't get to the important one. let's figure out, what is your biggest goal for today? >> start production samples for the new line. >> great. we're going to take that and we're going to break that into a smart goal. s, specific. what specifically do you want to get done? >> i need to finalize the design. >> m, measurable. how many designs do you want to do today? >> i need to narrow it to six designs. >> a, achievable. what is it going to take to make that achieveablechievable? >> i need time where i have no distractions to be able to look at all the designs and narrow it down to the six. >> r, realistic. what do you need to change in order to have the focus to get this done?
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engage in social media. >> t, timeline. how long is this task going to take? >> probably two hours. >> reporter: our next tip, motivation. >> motivation becomes easier when we transform a chore into a choice. doing so gives us a sense of control. >> reporter: how about tackling the tidal wave of e-mails? >> very productive people tend to look at their inbox, that's full of e-mails, and hit reply, reply, so the screen is filled with replies, and go through one by one. write half a sentence in each one that reminds them what they want to do. it's easier to go back and fill in the rest of the e-mail. >> reporter: tip three helps us find our focus. >> make a picture inside your head of how you want your day to unfold. the more specifics you envision, the higher the chances it'll occur. >> what's the thing that distracts you the most? >> besides my children, this. >> smartphone. right? everyone gets distracted by the smartphones and it's okay for a break every so often. we all need breaks.
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do in order to make sure the break doesn't become something that distracts you and gets you off track. when you pull out your smartphone, you're going to set the timer for six minutes. when the alarm goes off, that's going to be your cue to turn off the phone and put it down and get back to work. >> reporter: with these tips in hand, she can go from nearly busy to becoming genuinely productive. all the minutes saved add up to hours spent with the family that inspires her. >> good ideas. tomorrow, we'll help you get the family organized with an overhaul for your kids' routines and any parent can use them. carson? coming up, nobby butcher traveled across the pond to talk about starring in his first movie. we'll get to that. first, your local news and
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8:30 now on this wednesday morning. it's the 9th of march, 2016. good looking day here in new york city. good looking crowd. we're so happy to have them. i think this is the official -- can we call it a rolling spring break? >> absolutely. >> we'll have spring break crowds for probably the next month or so.
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coming up, the star of a movie hitting theaters this week. this one is really going to have people talking. this way, nobby. look at this camera here. that is nobby butcher. he comes from grimsby, england, and we'll be talking to him about his new film in a couple minutes. put the beer down. >> what is nobby drinking? >> or share. plus, an established star in hollywood. we love this guy, mr. john goodman. >> spring break! >> how would you like to go on spring break with john goodman? that'd be epic. in his new movie, he's creepy. he'll tell us all about it. >> creepy in a creepy way. >> creepy, creepy way. how does cookie dough cheesecake sound? >> heaven on earth. >> it's easy to make. no baking involved. >> wow. >> just beating and then eating, i guess. >> get your aggression out and
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>> that's coming up. we need your help to pick out our big, fat "today" wedding couple. hoda introduced us to the finalists. john and kaitlin. another john, from l.a., promoez proposed to megan over the airwaves of his pod cast. david and lara. she was surprised on the plaza. they're all going to be here live tomorrow. to vote for your favorite, head to "today".com/wedding. it closes on friday and the couples will be here to learn whose wedding dreams are coming true. >> getting excited. let's do a check of the weather. >> it's already fabulous in the east. we have spectacular weather. unfortunately, not so great down through the lower gulf coast. we are talking a risk of strong storms, tornadoes and torrential downpours. some places getting 12 to 15 inches of rain. more wet, windy weather in the pacific northwest. tomorrow, more record highs in
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>> al, thanks so much. it is our final wrangler wednesday. tomorrow is wrangler's last day with us before moving on to his next step in his formal guide dog training. to celebrate our puppy with a purpose, we asked you to share pictures with your pets using #we love wrangler. for every post with that hashtag, our kibble bot kicked out kibble. you filled these and more like it. iams is going to donate the food to the guiding eyes for the blind in addition to $25,000. we saw adorable pet pictures come in. a couple of them. pam posted in this shot of ja ja loves wrangler. wrangler. good luck at guide dog school, we will miss you. keep the celebration going with #we love wrangler. come to the plaza tomorrow.
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sendoff for our buddy wrangler. matt? sacha baron cohen brought the world outrageous characters. borat and bruno. his latest, nobby butcher. stars in the new, i would have to say, raunchy, action film, "the brother's grimsby." nobby brought some clips which we'll look at in a second. good morning. >> stuck this in my shoulder. >> i don't put my lips on it. >> it was filled with caterpillar toxin. i'll be dead in 90 seconds if you don't suck it out. >> that's all we can show. that is the only thing in the entire movie that we can show. how are you? >> i'm good. nice to meet you. thank you for having me on. >> long way from grimsby, england. is this your first time in new york? >> it is. have you been to grimsby?
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>> amazing place. history, when the vikings invaded 1,000 years ago, they went down through scotland, raping and pillages. spillging. they got to grimsby and said, we'll just pillage. >> we meet your family, you have nine kids. >> actually, 11 because we just had twins. >> are the people in grimsby surprised at your sudden success? >> well, they're very happy, you know. we are the -- we're a proud town. we're the number one exporter of childhood toobeseity in all of europe. we achieved 100% unemployment. >> congratulations. you're now a bona fide action star. it doesn't happen without practice and training.
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>> i got trained by the sas, our special services. they trained me. one great they showed me is how to get out of handcuffs using just butter and a paper clip. in ten seconds i can do it. these are new york handcuffs. the real thing. wait a minute. hold on. are those real? >> yeah. real handcuffs. >> this is a trick the sas taught me. you get butter. hold on, take the butter. this is real butter. hold on. wait a sec. okay. hold on. okay. all right. you take the key. you've got the key. >> okay. >> we have the keys here, all right. >> i have the key. no, no, no. >> come on! >> no. >> you have the key. >> not in a million years. >> come on! >> no, no. >> come on.
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>> just sit down, seriously. i am not putting myself in that handcuff with you. >> can you trust an englishman? come on. have him do it. in ten seconds. okay. clearly, don't count yet. >> nine. eight. >> hold on. so we have the butter. if everyone could count from ten down to -- wait, wait, wait! den ten down to one, go! >> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one! >> wait a minute. just a bit slower. now go. >> ten -- >> where is the keyhole? >> -- nine, eight, seven -- >> hold on.
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>> ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one. >> we'll do it like this. >> all right. have you got any english butter? we're a bit more salted. >> there are a couple of very well-known people in this movie along with you. for example, one of our current presidential candidates is in this movie. >> that's right. donald trump. it's a fairly tale ending so i don't want to give away spoilers. it's a fairy tale ending. that's why donald trump contracts hiv at the end. >> do you expect -- and i mean this -- to be sued by donald trump for what you say about him in this movie? >> no. listen, donald trump is a fantastic guy. people say he's a racist, but it's not true. he loves people of every color. black, you know, hispanic and his own color, orange.
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mate, the black doctor in declining popularity. what is he called? >> dr. ben carson? >> no. bill cosby. that's it. >> get me out of these things. >> okay. one second. >> is this really the key? >> that key doesn't even fit that. >> hold on. >> ten, nine, eight -- >> wait, wait. where is the key? >> nobby, thank you very much. >> hold on. >> appreciate it. "the brother's grimsby" opens this friday. coming up, john goodman. we'll put him on the other side of these handcuffs. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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that is the ominous warning on the poster for "10 cloverfield lane." john goodman stars as the man who says he brought a woman to his bunker to save her life after a car accident. she's not so sure. >> i need privacy. >> you're welcome to close the curtain. >> i can't with you standing there. >> and i can't trust you not to burn this place down. this is for my own safety. i'm not some pervert. just go. >> john goodman, good morning. >> i can't follow that. >> how are we supposed to do this interview? >> i didn't bring any retraining devices. >> i see you averting your eyes because sacha has a plumber's crack going on, beyond anything i've ever seen. >> god help me, i can't take my eyes off of it. >> wait, we have to put the
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to show it. >> we'll leave. >> please leave. we need to focus. this is a great movie. it's a thriller. >> it turned out all right. >> i was watching it last night in bed with my laptop and earphones. i was like, ah! my husband is like, what is going on over there? mission accomplished. it was scary. >> i saw it with a theater of folks last night. they were jumping and wailing and having a great time. >> you come across real creepy. >> thanks. >> you do the creeper thing really well. >> thank you. i tuned down my natural creepiness a bit for this movie. >> it came naturally to you? >> thanks, savannah. >> throughout the movie -- you're giving me the creepy eyes. >> they're normal eyes. >> okay. >> see, that's what you're doing in the movie. we don't know if we should like you and trust you. >> i can't get away with nothing.
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in the movie, you're like a doomsday guy. >> like a survivalist guide. prepared for the future. >> somehow, this woman ends up in his bunker. >> somehow. >> we won't give it away. and then the whole movie is kind of her figuring out, wait, are you this well-meaning gooms inging doomsday guy, or a horrible kidnapper? >> who isn't a well-meaning doomsday guy? >> our segment is just beginning. >> i was just being creepy on my own. >> you're good at the creepy thing. so is that what attracted you to the movie, this idea of, it's ambiguous, you don't know if he is good or bad? >> i'd never seen anything like it before. never seen anything with a survivalist in the bunker. those movies are not in demand. it was new to me and the twists and turns in it, and could he be
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nuts or a little of both? >> if you were a doomsday prepper, what's the one thing you couldn't live out? >> preparation h. >> really? >> the first thing that popped into my head. my ipod. >> okay. >> i have to have my music. >> i have to mention, and do you ever google yourself? >> oh, no. >> okay. >> that's creepy. >> that is creepy. i don't think anyone should google themselves but if you did, you'd see articles noticing how fabulous you look. what do you think about that? >> just wait another six months and i'll be back to normal. that's the way it usually goes. >> they say you lost 100 pounds. you look fabulous. >> i didn't weigh myself. i just -- clothes fit nice, and i can go to nice clothing stores and buy too much stuff. >> it's nice. you worked hard at it? >> walk around in black t-shirts and jeans anyway. >> you'll be in matt lauer's skinny jeans.
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lauer's jeans. i think it's being done right now. >> now our segment is over. >> thank you, savannah. >> john goodman, pleasure to have you here. >> it was nice talking to you. they keep sticking me with lauer. >> i feel lucky we got this segment together. >> it was swell. >> it was. "10 cloverfield lane" opens on friday. super creepy. up next, youtube sensation whips up one of her popular recipes. no bake cheesecake. >> they're still together. >> thanks.
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nbc. back now at 8:49. chef's choice week on "today" food.
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we have the youtube host of "cupcake jemma." you are making something that has my mouth watering. what is it? >> cookie dough cheesecake. disgustingly great. >> disgustingly decadent. >> these are really simple ingredients. >> you'll make the crust and then you'll make the actual batter. >> three steps. we have the buttery biscuit base, which is just the crumbs you saw me beating up earlier, getting rate out. mixing it with melted butter. add salt. >> you control the amount. >> yeah. this is the light brown sugar. i'm going to mix that until it consistency. >> perfect. >> once it reaches the consistency, i then -- i've prepared a tin, and it's greased and lined.
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paper? >> uh-huh. >> you can help me here. >> going to be harder than you think. >> i did notice there was something trangstrange going on. >> nobby, we're being put to work. >> getting phone calls now. >> hello? >> it's part sugar, brown sugar and butter. to that, i'll add plain flour, just all-purpose. >> pretend like nothing is happening. >> also, greek yogurt because it's nice and tiny. works well with the cream cheese filling. a little bit of salt, just a pinch will do it. vanilla bean paste. >> nobby has to go to the toilet. >> you have to wait. this is my time, nobby. >> all right. how long does that take? >> until it comes together. it just forms a dough like this.
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eat this. want some? >> uh-huh. >> nobby? >> ignore me. >> whatever. so i've already taken some -- just shut that off -- little bowls of cookie dough out for decoration. i'm going to put this into my tray. i refrigerated the buttery biscuit base already. i'm going to use gloves because it sticks to your fingers. what is going on, guys? >> i have to go to the bathroom. i'm sorry. >> hold it, nobby. i'm going to press this down into the tin, just to form a nice layer of cookie dough. >> perfect. >> are you 3? >> number one or number two? >> crazy. >> all right. press it down. >> another layer on top of that?
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next layer. >> chop, chop, nobby. we have cream cheese here. i'm going to add a little -- >> come on over, john. >> -- sugar. i've already whipped some cream. really lightly whipped. it's called double cream in england but you call it heavy cream. going to whip that a little light. it'll add a lightness to it. >> perfect. >> we've got people tasting downstairs. >> lucky people. >> how does it taste? >> kudos to you, jemma, for dealing with all that. >> she's a total pro. >> didn't miss a beat. >> and it's delicious. >> what's nobby doing right now? >> i don't even know. >> i'm getting all the good stuff. >> folding that? >> let me finish, please? john, this is a slimmed down version for you, but it's delicious. >> put it in the tin and level it all.
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>> that's cheesey. >> so good. >> i don't think i've ever seen a chef on this show who had more to deal with and hung in there more than you have. very, very nice. >> want to lick the bowl? >> nobby, thank you very much. john goodman, as well. the recipe is on today.com/food. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. hey. you're that 1-800-dentist guy. yeah. so how come dentists don't have stuff, like, where they can make a crown all at once? they do. it's called cerec. okay, imagine a device that makes the crown right there in the office. it already exists. maybe i should invent that. single-visit dentistry. that's what cerec is.
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you are going to love interviewing sacha baron cohen next time. >> great guy? >> where'd he go? >> that was hilarious. were you genuinely uncomfortable? >> only when he told me repeatedly that he had to go to the bathroom. >> i was concerned what might happen. >> exactly right. >> aaron paul is coming up. >> fantastic. >> if you love police are help finding a
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this morning on "today's take," country superstar blake shelton opens up in a new, revealing song. we've got your first listen. then here comes the dive. one bride's unforgettable wedding video. aaron paul with a sneak peek at his movie "eye in the sky." all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a in new york city. it's march the 9th, 2016. getting up into the mid 70s in
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>> willie along with al and tamron. natalie is on assignment. morning jam this morning, "loving cup "by the rolling stones. we have politics to talk about and good guests. we have breaking news on matt lauer. in case you missed the last 20 or so minutes of the show -- >> was it only 20 minutes? >> sacha baron cohen claims to have a trick of how to break out of handcuffs with butter and a paper clip. i knew the minute the cuffs came out, you were dead. >> i wasn't going to put my wrist in there, but everybody seemed to think that was the right thing to do. since he's a guest. it was an amazing trick. >> no. >> willie? >> no, no. no! >> come here. >> no! >> willie, i know the trick now. >> you do not know the trick.
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>> what he did -- i have to get the paper clip and the butter. >> you're so lame. where are you going? >> to get the paper clip and the butter. >> make sure it's english butter. >> stop tapping me. >> i have to go. matt lauer -- >> big elections last night. >> you try to -- >> this is like a remake of the -- >> oh, look at that. >> that's my super human trick. yes! >> are you kidding me? it? wow. >> i can collapse my hand. >> oh, you did that a little too easily, my friend. >> i learned i could do it as a kid. >> to get out of handcuffs. thank you, you're a gentleman. >> that was impressive. >> wow. >> al, can you read this? >> the presidential race, let's
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>> we're talking about an election. >> bernie sanders pulling off a stunning upset over hillary clinton in michigan, taking home 70 delegates. of course, hillary clinton won big in mississippi with 88 delegates. that pushes clinton over the halfway mark in the race over the delegates needed to lock up the nomination with 1,193. >> for donald trump, mississippi and michigan and hawaii, as well. cruz won a state, as well. trump leads with 456. cruz in second with 363. marco rubio, uphill climb for him. he had a terrible night at 153. trump celebrated his win with a news conference -- >> it was like qvc. >> one of his clubs. remember mitt romney's speech, detailing the failed businesses of donald trump, he said? here is mr. frump'strump's rebuttal. >> i won't say anybody didn't do
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only one person did well tonight, and that was donald trump. i'll tell you. we have trump steaks. if you want to take one, we'll charge you, what, $50 a steak in no, i won't. the magazine is great. anyone want one? my club champion. you see the wine because he mentioned trump vodka. it's the largest winery in the east coast. >> and mr. trump came with visual aid. on either side of the stage, boxes of wine. >> that's right. the water. >> champagne. >> steaks. two butcher blocks worth of what he said were trump steaks. there's been a lot of investigative work done on this, and trump steaks did go out of business several years ago. i think some of the things are sold within his properties and clubs. >> like as a facility. >> the water is served at the club but i don't think you can buy it separately. >> how are you as a challenger? rebuttal? i mean, marco rubio, ted cruz this morning, there is some
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marco rubio, florida may be his last stand. he's still very confident. a lot of ads going up and are playing in florida. when you are ted cruz or marco rubio and you, like the rest of us, are watching that from home, what's going through your mind? >> you have to get some merchandise. >> you have to get merch. >> like cruz burgers. >> cruz cruise. team up with a cruise line. >> rubio rooter, you know. >> oh, okay. >> good point though because they try to hit him on substance forever and that didn't stick. marco rubio goes personal with all this stuff. >> he takes a playbook. takes a page from trump's playbook. calls him hair force one, insults him, and he goes down. >> finished in fourth in two states. ted cruz won ohio, i said, but i meant idaho.
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>> "i" and "o." >> the states that begin and end with a vowel. >> tuesday is the big race in ohio. >> here's the race that fan boys, yours truly included, are waiting for. "soup "batman versus superman: dawn of justice," opening march 25th. there's been cinarama. >> what is that? >> surround sound. movie fans of new york city will be able to watch this movie in 4d. >> what's that? >> you'll experience the special effects like with motion activated seats. kind of like what they have at universal. >> at disney, it shakes. >> you'll feel wind, fog, rain, lightning and even smell. >> whoa. >> i don't know how i feel about that. >> this is so exciting. >> ever done the spiderman ride at universal?
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>> that's the scariest ride ever. >> amazing ride. >> do you pay extra for 4d? >> i don't know. >> i wonder. >> i'm going to pay for it. >> what if it's like $60? >> it'll be great. >> you want to see it in 4d? >> i just want to see it. >> me, too. i don't like 3d. i like to see a movie in the regular form n, in a big screen theater. >> disney's "big hero 6" was spectacular. >> 3d got better. before, the glasses gave you headaches. we saw "kung fu panda" in 3 j dnd, and it was terrific. it's a beautiful moment when you go to a wedding, we stand for the bride walking down the aisle. for a wedding in ireland, a
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take a look. >> yes! >> look at him. oh, my gosh. >> looks like he was an american ninja. hitting the wall and climbing up. >> the bride's nephew. she looks back at him. can we play it again with the sound? you hear his leap. >> oh, my gosh. >> let me know when it's ready. you can hear him. >> that is my man right there. >> the woman who pulls him off is, like -- >> probably mom. >> that's the best -- >> he got a running start. >> running start, just, oh, man. >> that's 4d. >> and he stuck the landing. >> people try to have the little kid involved because it's adorable. the rose pedals. there is risks to that. >> what is day to day like with him? >> wow.
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>> don't you come running up behind me. >> listen, i'm so tempted right now. >> i know you were. >> he's my dream child. looking at the radar. we have serious stuff going on. texas into louisiana. i mean, we've got flash flood watches out. severe thunderstorm warnings. it is rough. in fact, look at this, 22 million people at risk for some flooding. stretching from southern illinois all the way down to louisiana and texas. even into florida. we're talking heavy rains today. severe storms, possible tornadoes. these are going to be slow moving storms so they'll dump a ton of rain. by thursday, it makes its way to the northeast but heavy rain to the southeast, as well. look at the rainfall amounts. this is dangerous, folks. i'm talking possible catastrophic flooding. rain falling at the rate of 2 to 3 inches per hour. over the next 24 hours, we could see 6 to 10 inches, all totaled, stretching from galveston to little rock down to lake charles.
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that is -- we're talking about hurricane-like rain out of this thing. that's what's going on around the the upper 70s. .thursday...patch y fog in the morning. partly sunny. highs in the upper 70s. .friday...mostly cloudy. highs in the upper 70s. .saturday...mostl y cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. highs in the lower 70s. .sunday...mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. highs in the lower 70s. chance of rain 50 percent. .monday...partly sunny. a chance highs in the chance of rain 30 percent. .tuesday...mostly sunny. hig >> that's your latest weather. don't forget, go to facebook.com/"today's take" and like us. how many of you so far? 330,000. let's try to get to 335,000 before the hour is out. by the way, you know him, you loved him in "breaking bad," well guess what?
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because your home is where our heart is. wow. so much to talk about with you, mr. paul. aaron paul, best known for his emmy-award turn as walter white's partner in crime on one of the great shows of all time, "breaking bad." >> in "eye in the sky," he plays steve, a pilot who has been ordered to fire a missile into enemy territory. >> the sud anneden appearance of a young girl has him second guessing himself. take a look. >> we have this one opportunity. let's not lose it. >> ma'am, she's selling bread.
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>> ma'am, i understand we have clearance. i would fire if i see them moving or when the girl is out of the radius. i want to give her a chance to get out of the way. >> lieutenant, you have clearance. there is a lot more at stake than you see here in the image. >> ma'am, run the collateral damage estimate again with the girl. changed. you are cleared to engage. >> gosh, helen mirren there. aaron paul is with us now. the cast, exceptional. the whole time i was watching, i was thinking about what you had to do to prepare for that role. >> yeah, i mean, it's a very, very heavy, rev viheavy film. heavy story to tell. i talked to a military drone pilot, did a lot of research with him, learned how to fly drones. just, you know, learning all of scary world. very scary world, yeah.
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like helen mirren, do you get star struck? >> of course. she's such a legend, you know? i look up to her in so many ways. when i first met her, they'd already been shooting. we had dinner together, and we just shared some whiskey and -- >> oh, that breaks the ice. >> breaks the ice. >> how cool is that? >> this woman can hold her liquor, and she's fantastic. >> fun to party with. >> she is. >> helen mirren. >> dame helen mirren can hold her liquor. >> it's great. >> is that bad of me to say? >> no, it's awesome. it's a compliment. >> it confirms why we love her. >> exactly. >> love her even more. >> the movie is relevant now. just yesterday, there was another drone strike and it was supposed to be a cleaner way to have war, right? than have our troops on the ground in harm's way. can you talk about what the tension is that goes through a
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>> it's crazy. i play a pilot who is in the safety of his bunker, just outside of las vegas, nevada, flying a drone over kenya. it's just such a strange thing, that this pilot is in control of this huge drone that has missiles attached to it. dropping them on buildings that, you know, could hurt innocent civilians. there's a lot going on. this guy, chris, who is a drone pilot, he'd fly four drones at a time. >> wow. >> all different places of the world. it's so crazy. >> gosh. >> and you just jumped it back to tv. hulu, you have a show called "the path." >> it's a family in the middle of a controversial, religious movement. yeah, i play a guy, a father,
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this movement who is having doubts in the faith. >> you have intensity around you, from this tv show to the film. what are you doing for fun? >> oh, man, lots. >> you have to say hi to your mom. >> my mom and my dad, hello. where am i? here. i love you both very much. they get so excited when i come on to this show. they want me to give you a hug. all of you, yeah. this is for you, mom and dad. >> love you, guys. >> "eye in the sky" in select theaters this friday. hotel safety, with the erin andrews thing. before you pack your bags for kellogg's frosted mini-wheats ... 8 layers of wheat... and one that's sweet. to satisfy the adult and kid - in all of us. nutritious wheat for the adult you've grown into and delicious sweet for the kid you'll never outgrow...
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channel's "hotel impossible." good to see you. >> good morning. good to be here. >> there's a lot to consider. even before erin's case, there's a lot to talk about. i won't take rooms near a staircase orel vat spr elel elevator. i feel insecure as a woman especially traveling for work. >> make sure you're going to a hotel that has access only for guest s guests in the elevators. some, you need a key to get into the elevator. >> those are typically more expensive, right? >> you're seeing it more and more, even in the low rise buildings. >> let's talk about checking in at the beginning. >> ask for two keys. if you're a woman traveling alone, you get nervous, so ask for two keys. that way, people think you're in
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>> good point. >> you've checked in, you get into the elevator. >> when you go in the elevator, sometimes you're the last one to go in and sometimes the first. always be the last person to push your floor button. wait until they get off and then push the button so they don't know what floor you're going to. >> fantastic advice. now you're inside your room. what do you do? >> something i do all the time is get my cell phone, call the front desk and i ask for anthony's room number. if they give me my room number, i check out. i won't stay in the hotel. if they're not going to allow leave. >> that's a basic. >> it's an absolute basic. when you're in the room, one of the things -- actually, i did this the other day. it's on my website. i took the peephole and
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i was able to take it out. >> something else we can do. >> easy thing to do in order to ensure you're safe is most peepholes don't unscrew. >> right. >> the one i had yesterday did, but most don't. take a band aid and slip it over the hole. i'll put it right here. okay? >> that blocks someone from being able to see. >> if somebody is trying to see into your room, they can't. >> on the other side, you like the do not disturb sign, right? >> yeah. the do not disturb sign, whether you're in the room or out of the room, always put it there. so people aren't coming into your room. a lot of people don't like housekeepers in their rooms. when you're out, you put that in and people don't come to your room. when you're in the room, most importantly, you don't want to be disturbed. nobody is knocking on your door. >> great advice, anthony. love that stuff.
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aloud 15 minutes, fewer than half of all parents read out loud to their children each day, and 34% do it for at least 15 minutes a day. 71% say they sometimes read books to their children at bedtime, but only 10% read books out loud at other key opportunities. including bath time and even meals. paul mccartney is remembering producer george martin as a great man who is like a second father. known as the fifth beatle, martin signed the fab four and punched their ticket to ride into musical history. won six grammys and inducted into the rock and roll half of fame in 1999. he died last night at the age of 90. planning a vacation to europe, maybe hawaii? how about to space? a private space company expects to launch the first human test flight into space next year. blue origin set up a research and development site outside of seattle. the founder, of amazon fame,
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expressed interest on a paid flight on the craft. a total solar eclipse could be seen in indonesia, with the moon, a perfect silhouette in front of the sun. the moon casts a shadow as it passes between the earth and sun. a pilot even changed his flight plan for passengers could see it. people in the u.s. won't see one until august of 2017. the entire time, mr. rockker, i was reading it, i was thinking "total eclipse of the heart." >> everyone was humming it, i'm sure. wet weather from the great lakes to the gulf, where we have a risk of severe weather and flooding down there. heavy wind and rain in the pacific northwest to northern california. high surf advisories in southern florida. for tomorrow, look for record highs up and down the eastern seaboard. we're going to see, again, the wet weather making its way from
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eye roll. we begin with blake shelton, releasing his first new single since his well-publicized divorce and budding relationship with gwen stefani. the song, which dropped yesterday, deals with heartbreak and meeting someone new. take a listen to "come here to forget." getting over him and i'm getting over her the i's have it made if you and me buying each other drinks, back at the bar stealing these little sips, doing our best to make the best of the worst of it >> like that. that is nice. i feel like he's opening his diary to us. blake did not write the song. he did say the single is a direct look into my life and gwen posted multiple tweets of support. "came here to forget" is off his
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leon bridges. his retrohr r&b sound made him a star. first, a look at how he got to our stage. >> reporter: texas native leon bridges sounds as timely as he looks. what can i do, what can i do to get back to your heart >> reporter: leon burst on to the music scene in 2014. releasing a demo, recorded entirely on vintage environment to sound cloud, an audio scream streaming platform. in 2015, he signed with columbia records and released his debut solo album "coming home." baby, baby, baby >> reporter: shortly after, his first single titled "coming home" was feeatured on spotify. since then, leon has performed on "snl." so long >> reporter: and wrote the original song "so long" for the
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been traveling these wide roads >> reporter: in 2016, he was nominated for a grammy for best r&b album. please let me know >> reporter: now, as a front man of a new retro rhythm and blues revival, bridges is hitting the road on his first headline tour. take me to your river, i wanna know >> leon bridges, welcome and good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you. how you doing? >> the first time i heard "coming home," i thought i was listening to sam cooke in 1962. then i googled you and the rest is history. where does the sound come from? you're only 26 years old. way you do? >> well, i would say when i was 21, that was when i started to write songs. that's when i picked up the guitar. you know, i got to the point to heritage.
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know. i feel that that type of sound is not prevalent within the mainstream, and it's something i'm very passionate about. re >> that's what's cool. come. in the music industry, people try to change you. but the audience found you. you remained authentic to the it's incredible. >> that's a dope thing, you know. shout out to my label, colombia records, for allowing me to, you know, really be myself. people are drawn to that. >> you have this great tailored look. it's a spectacular sense of style. how did you develop that? >> when i was a kid, i used to love to see old photos and see black men in, you know, suited up in a hat. that was a daily thing. >> this is how he dresses every
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are back with leon bridges. his album "coming home" reached number one on the r&b charts. here he is with his gospel-inspired single "river." been traveling these wide roads for so long my heart's been far from you ten thousand miles gone oh, i wanna come near and give ya every part of me but there is blood on my hands
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in my darkness, i remember momma's words reoccur to me vendsurrender to the good lord and he'll wipe your slate clean take me to your river, i wanna go oh, go on take me to your river, i wanna know tip me in your smooth waters,
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as a man with many crimes come up for air as my sins flow down the jordan oh, i wanna come near and give every part of me but there is blood on my hands, and my lips are unclean take me to your river, i wanna go go on, take me to your river
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wanna go, wanna go, wanna go wanna know, wanna know, wanna know wanna go, wanna go, wanna go wanna know, wanna know, wanna know lord, please let me go take me to your river i wanna know [ applause ] >> wow. >> leon bridges, thank you so much.
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the album, once again, "coming home," you're playing at the beacon tonight. >> yes. >> they never show up. this is "today" on nbc. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all,
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will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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ain't it fun you're not leaving. >> we are staying. we want to stay. >> fine with me. >> all right. there you go. >> beauty right here, you know. >> oh! >> another musical great on with us today. >> also, tyler henry. we got read by him yesterday. >> medium. incredible. >> we got read, what? >> palms read. >> leon, you are the talent. >> thank you. we want to check the facebook page. see how many likes. hit it. >> 331,000. we're moving up. >> if you love leon, like us.
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>>the time is 9:56... mecklenburg police are busy trying to solve a string of hours. the latest shooting happened on brooktree drive just before midnight... a woman was shot in the leg... but drove herself to the hospital... it was just one of four other shootings that took place late tuesday... all of the victim's one has been arrested. police do not shootings are related. federal officials now -- trying to crack down on a spike
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. everybody. it is march the 9th, and you are listening to "she's in love with a boy" by trishia yearwood. >> i have the whole cd. >> back in the day. >> first, we love everything about her. she's a grammy-award winning country superstar. she tweeted last night -- i don't know if you saw this -- she had an empty glass. >> i saw this.
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kathie lee and hoda. i want to fill this baby up. we promised her that we would here. she's starring in a live tv musical called "the passion." she'll tell us more about it. it happens live in new orleans. amazing. >> on the streets of new orleans. and coming up, hoda and i yesterday. you'll get goose bumps when you see this. hollywood medium to the stars tyler henry is here. he sat down with us for a reading. we're scared to see it. we haven't seen the pieces. but we saw each other afterwards -- and we ate lots of chocolate. you know when you're emotional and want to get under the covers -- >> you comfort eat. >> we're going to meet him and talk to him. also, dedicated to all the ladies out there. but let's start with the words of wisdom. in line with what jenna and i experienced yesterday with the

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